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Spring 2014 Volunteers Training Program

Make a difference in the lives of Asian women and children! Become a volunteer or language
advocate at the Asian Women!s Shelter!

Asian Women's Shelter needs volunteers to work in our shelter with women and children who are escaping domestic violence. Interview period is now ongoing.

For more information, please click here.

Rebuilding Dreams: 26th Anniversary Gala

Asian Women' s Shelter requests the pleasure of your company at our 26th gala event

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Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco CA 94143
Friday, May 23, 2014
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Please join us in celebrating our 26th year of service to the community and meet AWS supporters, donors and partners and hear a survivor recount her victorious journey to a new life free of violence.  Spend an evening with us and find out how you can make a difference.

Seats are limited so please make your reservations now!*

To RSVP & purchase tickets, click here.

For more information, call 415.751.7110; email info@sfaws.org or visit our Facebook page for event updates and specials!!

*Early bird discount applies


Asian Women's Shelter brings new hope to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking.  We provide comprehensive services, including a 24-hour crisis line, shelter program, case management and access to health and legal services. At AWS, survivors and their children begin to heal and rebuild their lives.

Please join us! We need a wide network of resources and a community of activists and supporters. Together we can work to end violence and oppression in all of our communities. Read on in our Community Building section about how we can all help to build a world free from violence.

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  • Support our Adopt a Room Program!


    How to get started:

    1. Build a team among your friends, family, colleagues and invite everyone to contribute.

    2. Choose a room.

    3. Set a goal!

    4. Make a donation here. For more information about how you, your family, business or community group can participate, please contact Anna (anna@sfaws.org) or Vivian (vivian@sfaws.org).

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  • Find out how you can make a difference by donating your gently used household items

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  • Meals That Heal Cookbook, Now Available!

    Meals That Heal Cook Book

    We are excited to let you know that our one-of-a-kind cookbook, "Meals That Heal" is now available. As you might know, this is a collection of carefully selected recipes of Asian Women's Shelter staff, residents and volunteers who tirelessly labored to come up with these international cuisines that are guaranteed to make you ask for more....

    All proceeds support the programs of Asian Women's Shelter. Asian Women's Shelter is a non-profit organization operating in San Francisco, California since 1988.

    To place your orders, please click here.

    Thank you for your support!

  • Doc Fai Wong Martial Arts Volunteer Event

    Doc Fai Wong Martial Arts Center

    Doc Fai Wong Volunteer Event

    in partnership with Asian Women's Shelter
    is proud to present the following public event:

    Self-Defense Workshop

    Please join us in raising awareness and learning life-saving skills with master instructors at Doc Fai Wong Martial Arts Center! Skilled instructors will be teaching basic skills for people who are interested in developing tools to promote safety and security. This event is open to the public - please feel free to bring your friends and family! While this is a free event, we are requesting participant donations to support the Asian Women's Shelter.

    Location: 925 Taraval St, San Francisco, CA 94116
    Date: Saturday, March 22nd
    Time: 2pm - 4pm
    RSVP by Phone: (650) 307 - 3208
    Email: alicewguan@gmail.com

    *Space is limited - please RSVP early to reserve your spot!

    With warmest appreciation and gratitude to Doc Fai Wong Martial Arts Center for their time and expertise!

    "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give"- Winston Churchill